Part one of this series will cover Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes (EDS) which are a group of genetic conditions that affect the body’s connective tissue. This discussion provides the current research evidence on EDS classification, diagnosis, sequela, clinical presentation, and physical therapy management.
Please note this is Part 1 of a two-course series. Part 2, Course #4634 is titled: Physical Therapy Management of Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes and Hypermobile Spectrum Disorders: Part II will cover Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders (HSD) which are a group of connective tissue conditions (different than Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome) that cause joint hypermobility, instability, and pain
Live WebinarFri, Feb 3, 2023 at 12:00 pm EST
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; BOC/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OK/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- After this course, participants will be able to define Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, sub-types, diagnostic criteria, and sequela.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss the Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome clinical presentation and evidence-based examination techniques.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify evidence-based physical therapy intervention strategies for Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes including manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, fitness, and sports activities.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss different biometric technologies to monitor patients with EDS.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes (EDS) definition, sub-types, diagnostic criteria, and sequela|
|30-45 Minutes||EDS clinical presentation and examination|
|45-55 Minutes||EDS patient related outcomes and special testing|
|55-65 Minutes||Differential Diagnosis: EDS vs. Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders (HDS) vs. other connective tissue/MSK disorders|
|65-80 Minutes||EDS physical therapy management: Manual therapy|
|80-105 Minutes||EDS physical therapy management: Therapeutic exercise interventions|
|105-110 Minutes||EDS: Anaerobic/aerobic fitness and sports participation|
|110-115 Minutes||EDS: Patient biometric tracking with technology|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
PhD, DPT, PT, OCS, ATC, CSCS
Dr. Scott Cheatham is a Professor in the Division of Kinesiology at California State University Dominguez Hills in Carson, California. He is the owner of Sports Medicine Alliance (SMA). Dr. Cheatham received his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) and his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Physical Therapy. Dr. Cheatham is a Board Certified Orthopedic Physical Therapist (OCS) and a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC). He also holds several fitness certifications and is a certified ergonomic specialist.
Dr. Cheatham is a national presenter for various organizations and has authored over 120 peer-reviewed publications, textbook chapters, and several home study courses on the topics of orthopedics, health & fitness, and sports medicine.
Dr. Cheatham is an education and research consultant for various health and fitness organizations. His research interests include myofascial interventions and the efficacy of interventions for various musculoskeletal pathologies. His current clinical practice includes sports medicine services, general orthopedics, and sports-performance training.
Financial: Financial: Scott Cheatham has received an honorarium for presenting this course.
Non-financial: Scott Cheatham has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
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